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Minerals and mining in Antarctica : science and technology, economics and politics

Author: Maarten J De Wit
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1985.
Series: Oxford science publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chapters include an analysis of the feasibility with comparison to the arctic experience at the Black Angel, Polaris and Lupin mines; the strategic role of platinum as a rationale for platinum mining in Antarctica; the future of Antarctic mineral resources; establishing an Antarctic mineral resource inventory.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maarten J De Wit
ISBN: 0198544774 9780198544777
OCLC Number: 12520463
Description: xv, 127 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Oxford science publications.
Responsibility: Maarten J. de Wit.
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It has generally been thought that it would be impracticable or uneconomic to exploit the mineral resources of the Antarctic. The author draws on the experience gained during the past decade of  Read more...

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